American Hornbeam


American Hornbeam (Carpinus)

This deciduous, hardwood, mid-size shade tree is hardy and carefree. It displays handsome, dark green leaves in the summer that turn a vareigated orange in fall, and the blue-grey bark is gorgeous all year long, particularly contrasted against fresh snow.

Light – Part shade to shade

Water – Rich, moist, well-draining

Height; 20-35 ft     Spread; 20-25 ft

Hardiness Zones; 3-9

Native to Ontario